The Ministry of Interior confirmed that the attack on Sikh temple in Kabul city left at least 25 people dead and 8 others wounded.

According to a statement released by Ministry of Interior, the security forces rescued at least 80 people who were caught in the temple.

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack.

Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid issued a statement earlier, stating that the Islamic Emirate has no link with the attack in Shor Bazar area of Kabul.

The assailants launched the attack at around 7:45 am local time in Shor Bazar area of Kabul city.

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